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11 ostriches neck-deep in floodwater get rescued in Russia

11 ostriches neck-deep in floodwater get rescued in Russia A flock of ostriches was stranded neck-deep in floodwater, so a team from Russia's Emergency Ministry was sent to the rescue.The operation was led by an ornithologist and included a special floating transport with a giant Gazel truck.

Watch this paddleboarder have a crazy close encounter with a whale

Watch this paddleboarder have a crazy close encounter with a whale An ordinary weekend paddle-boarding session became unforgettable at Oceanside Pier in California when a curious whale decided to check out the action.The whale is caught on video breaching very close to the paddleboarder, who miraculously manages to maintain his standing position during the mammoth animal’s display.

Most of Fort McMurray spared as wildfire grows outside of oil town

Most of Fort McMurray spared as wildfire grows outside of oil town The massive fire that claimed 2,400 buildings in Fort McMurray, Canada continues to burn, but fortunately away from city limits.Local officials estimate that 85% to 90% of Fort McMurray was spared by the more than weeklong blaze.

India is home to half of the world's 20 most polluted cities: WHO

India is home to half of the world's 20 most polluted cities: WHO New Delhi is no longer the world’s most polluted city, but India continues to afflicted by air pollution, being home to four of the 10 cities with the worst air pollution levels, according to new data from the World Health Organisation.Overall, 10 Indian cities figured in the list of world’s 20 most polluted cities.

MVP life: Steph Curry's house is for sale, so let's take a tour

MVP life: Steph Curry's house is for sale, so let's take a tour Riley stole the show again Tuesday when her father Steph Curry accepted his second consecutive NBA MVP award.But that's not all America's first family is up to these days (sorry, Obamas).

Young Vietnamese rapper Suboi drops a verse for Obama

Young Vietnamese rapper Suboi drops a verse for Obama President Barack Obama completed a three-day trip to Vietnam with a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.As usual, Obama incorporated a question-and-answer session with the young leaders, which led to an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi.

200-meter sinkhole swallows dozens of cars along riverbank in Italy

200-meter sinkhole swallows dozens of cars along riverbank in Italy A 200-meter long hole opened up along the Arno in Florence early on Wednesday.The road appeared to have collapsed next to the riverbank where cars were parked.

Baby girl becomes the youngest person to water ski

Baby girl becomes the youngest person to water ski Video released by the World Barefoot Center in Florida shows Zyla St.Onge making two attempts to break the record for youngest water skier.

Protests turn violent outside Trump's New Mexico rally

Protests turn violent outside Trump's New Mexico rally In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers.Trash cans and barricades toppled over and several were injured.

10 virtual realities to look forward to

Finally, imagination won't just be for your mind and secret thought journal — it'll be for your eyes.Virtual reality is on the rise, and the only thing that could stop it is if it turns out to be a lame fad like 3D movies or motion-controlled video games.

The streets of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century

These photos of “The City of a Thousand Minarets” from the turn of the century to the 1930s capture it at a time of rapid sprawl and population growth, as its residents chafe against a British occupation which lasted from 1882 to 1956.Located on the fertile floodplains of the Nile delta, the area of present-day Cairo (derived from al-Qahira, meaning “The Victorious”) has been inhabited since ancient times.

10 of Muhammad Ali’s greatest quotes

Muhammad Ali, champion boxer and cultural icon, died Friday night in a Phoenix-area hospital at 74 years old.He was as eloquent with words as he was in the ring.

These compassionate portraits of newsies helped reform child labor

In the early 20th century, Lewis Hine photographed thousands of child laborers in the name of progressive social reform, including factory workers and miners.Hine's photographs, mostly shot under the auspices of the National Child Labor Committee, were constructed as arguments for labor reform.

The hidden life story of the iconic 'Migrant Mother'

In 1903, Florence Leona Christie was born in Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma, the daughter of Cherokees displaced from their native tribal land.She married her first husband at 17, and started a family while working in the farms and mills of northern California.

Terrified family captures footage of tornado escape with NSFW narration

If you were being chased by a tornado, you would probably curse too.In terrifying footage posted by Travis Hatfield on YouTube and Facebook, Hatfield's wife, Holly, films a tornado that is a little too close for comfort.

Baby koala greets world after climbing out of mother's pouch

A baby koala is experiencing life outside of its mother's pouch for the first time.The joey was actually born back in November, but didn't emerge from her mother, Cambee, until recently.

This massive, luxurious 'flying boat' could barely get off the ground

Designed by Dr.Claudius Dornier, the Dornier Do-X was the largest and heaviest flying boat in the world upon its completion in 1929, with a wingspan of 157 feet and a maximum takeoff weight of more than 61 tons.

Bollywood film Rustom's trailer revisits a famous murder case in 1950s Mumbai

Bollywood film Rustom's trailer revisits a famous murder case in 1950s Mumbai The forthcoming Bollywood film Rustom revisits the infamous KM Nanavati murder case of 1959, in which an Indian naval commander went on trial for killing his wife's paramour in Mumbai.Akshay Kumar plays a naval officer Rustom Pavri who is being tried for the murder of his wife's alleged lover after he discovers their affair.